Rock Trails South Wales - Paul Gannon

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Rock Trails South Wales - A hillwalker’s Guide to the Geology & Scenery

Another entertaining and informative guide book from local Snowdonia resident Paul Gannon (Science writer, journalist, and all time great bloke!). All our copies signed by the author.

This book explains to the hillwalker, in easy to understand but accurate terms, how geology has shaped the landscape of South Wales. A selection of seventeen guided walks are used to illustrate this in terms of what can be seen on the ground.

The hills, valleys and coasts of South Wales are some of Britain’s most celebrated and iconic landscapes. The coasts of Gower and Pembroke, and the shapely peaks of the Brecon Beacons are especially popular. These varied landscapes reflect a highly

  • 284 pages
  • 188 full colour photos, 1 monochrome photo
  • 27 maps & 23 diagrams
  • Fold-out topographic & geology maps
  • Geology glossary & index of place names with grid references
  • ISBN: 9781906095529
  • Published by Pesda Press

Paul is a science and technology writer; he is author of the widely praised account of the birth of the electronic computer during World War II, Colossus: Bletchley Park’s Greatest Secret. He is a keen hillwalker and organises landscape walks throughout the UK.